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Ted Cruz’s Presidential Benefactor

By |January 21st, 2016|

Through a gun dealership he owns with a group of investors, Robert Mercer recently acquired one of the country’s largest collections of machine guns and historical firearms, including a weapon Arnold Schwarzenegger wielded in The Terminator. – Zachary Mider [Bloomberg]

THE ARTICLE on Ted Cruz’s benefactor from Bloomberg is stupendous. I can’t wait to […]

Sarah Palin Endorses Donald Trump, Theater Continues in Iowa

By |January 19th, 2016|

“I’m proud to endorse Donald J. Trump for president,” Ms. Palin said in a statement provided by his campaign. – Maggie Haberman [New York Times]

IT HAS been a very bad, awful, They Hate Me day for Ted Cruz.

First Branstad came out and said Iowans have to “defeat Ted Cruz.” Now the […]

Trump Winning, Then Cruz, and that Guy Named Marco

By |January 15th, 2016|

A Republican National Committeeman delivered a call-to-arms aimed at Donald Trump during a closed-door GOP meeting on Thursday, urging his colleagues to take a forceful stand against those who he said were destroying the party’s brand. [Politico]

NOBODY STOPPED Donald Trump last night.

Ted Cruz had very good moments too. His answer to […]

Final SOTU, as Long Goodbye Begins

By |January 12th, 2016|

As President Obama prepares to give his last State of the Union address, the country is split on his job performance: 46 percent of Americans approve, while 47 percent disapprove. [CBS/NYT poll]

SAYING GOODBYE, it begins tonight for President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. His final State of the Union address will not […]

McCain Questions Cruz’s Citizenship

By |January 7th, 2016|

“I know that came up in my race because I was born in Panama, but I was born in the Canal Zone which is a territory. Barry Goldwater was born in Arizona when it was territory when he ran in 1964,” McCain said. [CBC News]

PERFECT. This is just too much fun. Donald Trump […]

Story of the Year: Donald Trump

By |December 31st, 2015|

Ben Carson’s top aides have resigned, casting the retired neurosurgeon’s campaign into chaos just a month before the Iowa caucuses.
 Carson’s campaign manager Barry Bennett and communications director Doug Watts announced Thursday they will leave the team. [The Hill]

WHAT HAS HAPPENED to Ben Carson was expected to happen to Donald Trump in August, […]

Hillary Clinton Ending 2015 on Top, Eyeing “Chaos Candidate” with Glee

By |December 16th, 2015|

“Shallow slogans don’t add up to a strategy. Promising to carpet bomb until the desert glows doesn’t make you sound strong — it makes you sound like you’re in over your head,” Clinton said. “Bluster and bigotry are not credentials for becoming commander-in-chief.” [NBC News]

IT’S CHRISTMASTIME, which means looking back on the year that’s […]

Trump Strongest, Rubio and Christie Need Good Debate Night

By |December 15th, 2015|

Donald Trump has hit his highest level of support yet in a new Washington Post/ABC News poll of registered Republicans out Tuesday: 38 percent. [Politico]

CHRISTIE IS going after Marco Rubio, and now Donald Trump is saying Ted Cruz may not have the temperament to be president. The whole Cruz “is a maniac” thing […]

Ben Carson Channels The Donald, Threatens to Leave GOP Over Nomination “Theft,”

By |December 11th, 2015|

[…] …several longtime Republican power brokers argued that if the controversial billionaire storms through the primaries, the party’s establishment must lay the groundwork for a floor fight in which the GOP’s mainstream wing could coalesce around an alternative, the people said. – Robert Costa [Washington Post]

IF THE REPUBLICAN party thinks they can still have […]

Harvard 18-29 Polling: Sanders Bests Clinton; U.S. Troops v. ISIS; Ted Who?

By |December 10th, 2015|

The IOP’s newest poll results also show – in the wake of the mid-November Paris terrorist attacks – a solid majority (60%) support the U.S. committing ground troops to defeat ISIS. When asked how likely they would be to serve, 16% said they “have already,” “would definitely” or “would strongly consider” joining the […]